ACPGBI 2018 Annual Meeting: Birmingham 9-11 July 2018: Abstract Submissions

Posted 08 November 2017 in

The 2018 abstract submission system is open!

  • Read these instructions carefully before you submit your abstract

  • New for 2018

  • New submission category  – emergency colorectal surgery
  • It is possible to include a table in the abstract text submitted

How to submit an abstract

 2018 Oxford Abstracts Submission Website

  • Create an Oxford Abstracts account or log in if one already exists
  • Create a new abstract
    the maximum number of words for the title is 50. The maximum number of words for the abstract text is 250 (excluding the title and authors)
  • You are permitted to submit an abstract that will be presented at another national/international meeting either prior to or after the Association of Coloproctology 2018 meeting
  • Abstracts of papers and posters presented at the meeting will be published in Colorectal Disease journal after the meeting.  If an accepted paper or poster is not presented at the meeting, it will be withdrawn from publication
  • When submitting the names of authors put the initials in the field labelled “First Name”
  • A “blind” reviewing process will be used. Do not include identifying features such as names of authors, hospitals, medical schools, clinics or cities in the title or text of the abstract. The names of authors and their affiliations (institutions) will be submitted on-line in a separate section
  • Abstracts should state briefly and clearly the purpose, methods, results and conclusions of the work
  • Indicate your preferred presentation mode.  Oral only; oral or poster; poster only
    For videos select Video
  • Answer if the first author is a trainee or nurse/AHP
  • When you have completed a submission you will receive email confirmation with the reference number of your abstract
  • When you submit your abstract select a category from the following 16 categories


  1. Colorectal Cancer – diagnosis & endoscopy
  2. Colorectal cancer – tumour biology/markers & genetics
  3. Colorectal cancer – enhanced recovery
  4. Colorectal cancer – risk assessment & outcomes
  5. Colorectal cancer – surgery & stents
  6. Follow up/survivorship/late effects of treatment
  7. Emergency colorectal surgery (New)
  8. Laparoscopic surgery
  9. Chemotherapy/Radiotherapy
  10. Imaging
  11. Pathology
  12. IBD/pouches/stomas
  13. Functional bowel disease/pelvic floor/constipation
  14. Proctology
  15. Training
  16. Miscellaneous

Amending a Submission

You can do this at any time up to the deadline

  • Log in to the submission system
  • You will see a list of the abstracts that you have submitted. Click on the abstract that you wish to change.
  • Amend the abstract as necessary.
  • When you reach the final step and press “Submit” you will be sent an email confirming that your abstract has been amended.

Withdrawing an abstract

If you want to withdraw an abstract please contact the Anne O’Mara, Administration Manager, Association of Coloproctology of GB & I.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts and videos

Saturday 20 January 2018  – 11.59 pm GMT (i.e. UK time)

Download instructions in PDF format

Download 2018 Abstract Submission Instructions (357kB)

2018 Meeting website

Visit the 2018 meeting website